kiwimana is a place where the beekeeping community can share a conversation and connect and in this episode we talk about Fascinating and interesting Honey Bee Facts, Being too close may cause hive losses and Who got kicked out of a farmers market?
Chris was born in kiwi Nirvania land but now lives in Sheffield, England “officially Europe’s greenest city” with his lovely wife Laura and son Jasper. Chris has been beekeeping for three years at Britmana HQ.
Here at kiwimana we are Beekeepers who want to help those interested in Bees and Beekeeping by providing simple yet informative starter course. It will give you a great overview of the ‘world of Beekeeping’
Ministry for Primary Industries Paul Bolger – Senior Policy Analyst spoke about funding avenues and government industry agreements with proposals for industry surveillance. In terms of the industry funding, Paul explained that government more likely to support those industries who match funding $ for $.
Jim and Jill went up the hill not to collect water but keep bees successfully in the hills of Wellington. Learn how they deal with the Wellington winds and how they manage to keep bees alive while being busy people.
Its now well into Autumn here in New Zealand – April 2015. This beekeeping season we have really enjoyed a long Summer even though the honey flow was late, our Honey Bee splits were late – its been pretty challenging all-round this Bee Season but all-in-all we have now have some strong colonies going in to Winter.
Swanson 1 the suspected queen less hive was very quiet, so I donned on my newly repaired veil, and headed to see if the queen was indeed missing from the hive.
Ho Ho Ho, The Joy of Christmas is on its way. We are drinking Mead and talking about The Auckland Beekeepers Club 70th Birthday, the Manuka Wars Continues and a New Tool in the Battle Against a Bee-Killing Bacteria.
We want to introduce you to Patreon. It is something that you can be a part of without having to do any work as we will do the work for you.
Well guys its swarming season season here in New Zealand, we have had a few days of summer weather and the bees have made good use of it. We attended three swarms in the Auckland Region.
Kiwimana Strategy Meeting for Wintering down the apiary. We identified some key areas to consider…. Apiary Weather Treatments Feeding Bee Keeping Practices